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2014 Safety & Health Webinar Series

Brought to you by the Chapter’s Safety & Health Committee. There is no charge for Chapter members to view the webinars. This is a member benefit. Contact the Nebraska Building Chapter: vicki@agcnebuilders.com or 402-438-0400 for login information to view any of the webinars.

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION FOR A SAFER WORKPLACE AND BETTER BOTTOM LINE
Discover how effective accident investigations can promote a safer workplace, along with leaning how to use information gathered in the investigative process can be used to reduce accidents and injuries in the future.
• Consider the human and monetary cost of accidents
• What is an accident investigation and what are the benefits
• Steps to an effective accident investigation program
• Communication and implementation of a program
• What to do when an accident happens
• Implementing the investigation plan
• What should be in the investigation “tool kit”
• Making use of all the data gathered
PRESENTER: Mike Keenan CHST, Loss Control / Safety Services Consultant, Gallagher Grace/Mayer

FALL ARREST RESCUE TRAINING—Planning, Training and Execution of Rescue
Imagine the relief of a fallen worker when he realizes a fall arrest system has worked! Now imagine the panic that sets in when the worker realizes there is no rescue plan in place! You cannot over plan or over train for this scenario!
• Review site specific plans
• What can you plan for?
• What should be included in the Rescue Procedures and who needs to know?
• How do we perform a rescue
• What needs to happen after the rescue
PRESENTER: Ron Pettit, Loss Control Specialist, The Harry A. Koch Co.

HOW TO DESIGN, ORGANIZE AND PRESENT A “NEW EMPLOYEE ORIENTATION”
The safety orientation is the most important communication tool that we have to make clear the safety expectations and responsibilities. It is easy for new hires to get lost in the shuffle and they are most likely to get injured. You can reduce the likelihood of injury with an effective orientation program.
• Benefits of a strong orientation program
• Designing the training to be effective
• What are the “first day” basics
• Assign a mentor
• Site orientation
• Getting feedback
PRESENTER: Ron Pettit, Loss Control Specialist, The Harry A. Koch Co.

CONSTRUCTION VEHICLE & DRIVER SAFETY
Most likely, we have all been driving since we were 16 years old. However, that does not guarantee that we always will be safe when driving. The most experienced drivers, along with everyone else need to take time to review vehicle safety, along with driver safety periodically.
• FMCSA Requirements for Commercial Motor Vehicles
• Vehicle maintenance requirements on all commercial vehicles
• What are driver qualifications
• Compliance, safety and accountability safety measurement systems
• Driver’s Safety List-what are your responsibilities
PRESENTER: Dennis McFadden, Safety Director, Paulsen, Inc.